Immigration Landmines in the Funding Bill

The text of the funding bill was released last night/this morning, and the bill is disappointing in many respects.

Further Reading:

Government Funding Bill Replaces Detention with Ineffective Alternatives

The Spending Bill Potentially Doubles the Number of H-2B Workers

Panel: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on Population

CIS hosted a panel discussion focusing on the impact of immigration on both population growth and the working-age share of America's population. The starting point for conversation was the recent report by the Center's Director of Research, Dr. Steven Camarota. Video and transcript will be posted when available.

Report: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on the U.S. Population

 

The History of the Flores Settlement

How a 1997 agreement cracked open our detention laws

Understanding how the current "family separation" asylum crisis arose requires understanding the history of the Flores Settlement.

Trump Wants Increased Immigration. Please Clap.

President Trump has apparently fallen for the "legal good/illegal bad" immigration fallacy, and said he wants higher levels of legal immigration than ever before. But does his base? Read more.

Further Reading: Democrats and Open Borders: The Budget Is the Policy

Revisiting ‘A Pen and a Phone’: A Midterm Assessment

What immigration actions has the president taken, and how effective have they been?

In April 2016, we published a list of 79 executive actions that could be taken by the president on immigration. Two years into President Trump's term, we analyze the progress he made on that list.

Spending Bill Disappoints
Spending Bill Disappoints
Panel: Immigration and U.S. Population
Panel: Immigration and U.S. Population
History of the Flores Settlement
History of the Flores Settlement
Trump Wants Higher Immigration
Trump Wants Higher Immigration
79 Actions on Immigration
79 Actions on Immigration

The text of the funding bill was released last night/this morning, and the bill is disappointing in many respects.

Further Reading:

Government Funding Bill Replaces Detention with Ineffective Alternatives

The Spending Bill Potentially Doubles the Number of H-2B Workers

CIS hosted a panel discussion focusing on the impact of immigration on both population growth and the working-age share of America's population. The starting point for conversation was the recent report by the Center's Director of Research, Dr. Steven Camarota. Video and transcript will be posted when available.

Report: Projecting the Impact of Immigration on the U.S. Population

 

How a 1997 agreement cracked open our detention laws

Understanding how the current "family separation" asylum crisis arose requires understanding the history of the Flores Settlement.

President Trump has apparently fallen for the "legal good/illegal bad" immigration fallacy, and said he wants higher levels of legal immigration than ever before. But does his base? Read more.

Further Reading: Democrats and Open Borders: The Budget Is the Policy

What immigration actions has the president taken, and how effective have they been?

In April 2016, we published a list of 79 executive actions that could be taken by the president on immigration. Two years into President Trump's term, we analyze the progress he made on that list.

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Fake Family Units at the Border

Stupid rules and their victims

If we fingerprinted and photographed all minors who were apprehended by the Border Patrol, the U.S. government would be able to quickly identify any child who had been "recycled", and would also be better able to track any child who was discovered to have been trafficked in the United States.